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VTTI in the News

A car in the blindspot of a truck.

Driving safety program trucks along in new online format

From a distance, transportation researchers are finding creative ways to continue educating teenage drivers on safe driving behaviors.

Two cars and a work zone operator on the highway near Washington, DC.

National study to explore automated driving systems in dynamic scenarios

Funded by a $7.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation, the new study will explore how to configure automated driving systems to address situations involving first responders and construction zones in a safe, reliable manner.

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Can child rear seat alerts help prevent hot-car deaths?

Every year, 38 children on average die in the United States inside a hot car. Researchers at VTTI are studying rear seat alerts to help save lives.

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